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a picture of a 
supersonic plane approaching Mars

Design a Mars Airplane

This page is designed to be used as part of a problem based learning activity
described in the Teachers Edition a image of the
sunrise on Mars

If you've read:
Atmospheric Flight a
picture of the earth from space
Mars Airplane Specifications a mars
Mars Facts a rover on mars

you should be able to find a solution that will fly.

Note: Netscape version 6.1 will allow you to see this JAVA applet.

Will Your Plane Fly on Mars?

Related Links:

MarsAir - How to build the first extraterrestrial airplane - An article by Oliver Morton in the Air&Space Smithsonian magazine about aicrafts designed to explore Mars

New Technology: Full Throttle to Mars

Planetary Flight Home Page


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